Elections in the Republic of India in 1997 included, the 1997 Punjab Legislative Assembly election, elections to seats in the Rajya Sabha and the elections to the posts of President and vice president.

Legislative Assembly elections

Punjab

Main article: 1997 Punjab Legislative Assembly election

Summary of results of the Punjab Legislative Assembly election, 1997[1]
Political Party
No. of Candidates
Seats won
Number of Votes
% of Votes
Shiromani Akali Dal 92 75 38,73,099 37.64%
Bharatiya Janata Party 22 18 8,57,219 8.33%
Indian National Congress 105 14 27,36,346 26.38%
Communist Party of India 15 2 3,07,023 2.86%
Bahujan Samaj Party 67 1 7,69,675 6.37%
Shiromani Akali Dal (M) 30 1 3,19,111 3.10%
Independents 244 6 11,18,348 10.87%
Total[2] 693 117 1,02,89,814

Rajya Sabha

Main article: 1997 Indian Rajya Sabha elections

President

Main article: 1997 Indian presidential election

States No. of MLA/MPs Value of each Vote K. R. Narayanan (Votes) K. R. Narayanan (Values) T. N. Seshan (Votes) T. N. Seshan (Values) Invalid (Votes) Invalid (Values)
Members of Parliament 776 708 676 478,608 26 18,408 32 22,656
Andhra Pradesh 294 148 254 37,592 9 1,332 17 2,516
Arunachal Pradesh 60 8 56 448 0 0 3 24
Assam 126 116 110 12,760 5 580 1 116
Bihar 324 174 285 49,590 8 1,392 15 2,610
Goa 40 20 35 700 2 40 3 60
Gujarat 182 147 156 22,932 11 1,617 7 1,029
Haryana 90 112 77 8,624 3 336 6 672
Himachal Pradesh 68 51 63 3,213 0 0 2 102
Jammu and Kashmir 87 72 74 5,328 1 72 4 288
Karnataka 224 131 191 25,021 13 1,703 11 1,441
Kerala 140 152 135 20,520 0 0 2 304
Madhya Pradesh 320 130 296 38,480 9 1,170 13 1,690
Maharashtra 288 175 173 30,275 96 16,800 1 175
Manipur 60 18 52 936 4 72 0 0
Meghalaya 60 17 43 731 10 170 4 68
Mizoram 40 8 34 272 2 16 0 0
Nagaland 60 9 55 495 2 18 0 0
Orissa 147 149 132 19,668 0 0 9 1,341
Punjab 117 116 106 12,296 1 116 7 812
Rajasthan 200 129 174 22,446 4 516 12 1,548
Sikkim 32 7 31 217 0 0 0 0
Tamil Nadu 234 176 229 40304 2 352 2 352
Tripura 60 26 59 1534 0 0 0 0
Uttar Pradesh 425 208 377 78,416 24 4,992 7 1,456
West Bengal 294 151 272 41,072 5 755 4 604
Delhi 70 58 58 3,364 3 174 8 464
Pondicherry 30 16 28 448 0 0 1 16
TOTAL 4,848 3,232 4,231 956,290 240 50,631 171 22,656
Source: Election Commission of India.[3]

Vice president

Main article: 1997 Indian vice presidential election

Result of the Indian vice-presidential election, 1997[4]
Candidate
Party
Electoral Votes
% of Votes
Krishan Kant Janata Dal 441 61.76
Surjit Singh Barnala SAD 273 38.24
Total 714 100.00
Valid Votes 714 93.95
Invalid Votes 46 6.05
Turnout 760 96.20
Abstentions 30 3.80
Electors 790

References

  1. ^ "STATISTICAL REPORT ON GENERAL ELECTION, 1997 TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF PUNJAB" (PDF). Election Commission of India
  2. ^ The total includes votes and contestants of all parties, even those who failed to win any seat.
  3. ^ "PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS – 1997". Internet Archive. Indian Parliament. Archived from the original on 4 August 1997. Retrieved 23 May 2014.
  4. ^ "BACKGROUND MATERIAL REGARDING FOURTEENTH ELECTION TO THE OFFICE OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT, 2012" (PDF). Election Commission of India.